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Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
...9 LONGING FOR CONNECTION CHRISTIAN EDUCATION AND EMERGING URBAN LIFESTYLES IN BOTSWANA ASTRID BOCHOW EDUCATED PROFESSIONALS EMOTIONS IN A CONTEXT OF SOCIETAL CHANGE A discussion with a group of sociology students at the University of Bots- wana in 2011 revealed the emotional weight that decisions...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395768-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9576-8
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By Julie Livingston
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
... of Development Aid (Cambridge: mit Press, 2009). 3. Setswana is a Bantu language. Nouns are formed through a system of prefixes added to root words. For example, Tswana is a root and used as a generic referent to anything pertaining to a large ethnic group whose people reside mainly in Botswana and South Africa...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
... breeding and selective dying. Yet intelligence is demanding. If it is misdirected by accident or by intent, it can foster its own orgies of breeding and dying. Lauren Olamina, Earthseed: The Books of the Living Lehatshe la rona le ile. le jewa ke baba botlhale. Sessio Man BotswAnA is beginning A new...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
.... This is not a new tale. Many others have offered their ver- sions over the years.1 But like all parables, the lessons are worth contemplating anew.2 The story is told from Botswana, southern Africa s miracle land, but self- devouring growth is everywhere to be seen. Wherever you sit reading this you are in a world...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
... malnutrition domi- nated public health concerns, amplifying and combining with infectious disease to threaten infants and young children in par- ticular. Fast- forward a half century and while many people in Botswana still know hunger, they are supported by a welfare sys- tem based on claims...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
...3 Roads, Sand, and the Motorized Cow They paved paradise and put up a parking lot. Joni Mitchell The fAiry tAle of botswAnA s spectacular postinde-pendence growth is often told as an unwitting haiku: At independence Botswana had only twelve Km of tarred road Now it has over seven thousand...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
... as emergency so as to suggest a before and an after, when in fact the conditions of possibility are ongoing as they have been for some time.4 This is a crisis of public health. Our entry point into this planetary crisis lies in southern Africa, in the increasingly thirsty nation of Botswana. Water...
Book Chapter

By Julie Livingston
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
... automobile industry, 106 107; accidents, 89 92, 142n8, 143n16; carcinogenic cars and parts, 116 117; car loans, 117 118; desire for cars, 112 113; Fong Kong cars, 113 115, 118; used car exports, 113 116. See also roads Bamalete Lutheran Hospital, 31 32 Bank of Botswana, 118 Bantu Studies, 37 Bathoen I...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
... and other zongos, 2011, 2012, 2013. 9 LONGING FOR CONNECTION CHRISTIAN EDUCATION AND EMERGING URBAN LIFESTYLES IN BOTSWANA ASTRID BOCHOW EDUCATED PROFESSIONALS EMOTIONS IN A CONTEXT OF SOCIETAL CHANGE A discussion with a group of sociology students at the University of Bots- wana in 2011 revealed...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
...CONTRIBUTORS ASTRID BOCHOW is a social anthropologist at the Georg- August Universität Go t- tingen, Germany. She does research and publishes on the family, youth, reli- gion, and health in Kumasi, Ghana, and Gaborone, Botswana. Since September 2014, she has been principal investigator...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
... by Catherine A. Lutz and Lila Abu- Lughod, 1 23. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Abun- Nasr, Jamil. 1965. The Tijaniyya: A Sufi Order in the Modern World. Lon- don: Oxford University Press. Acemoglu, Daron, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson. 2002. An Afri- can Success Story: Botswana...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... more queer. The chapter reads the rise of globalized queer film festivals in the 1990s alongside the emergence of international campaigns for the decriminalization of homosexuality. An examination of the cultural practices of film festivals in India, the United States, and Botswana complicates...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
...Cattle to Beef A Photo Essay of Abstraction The photographs collected here show the abstraction of cattle into beef. This is a process undertaken regularly in many places around the world, but these pictures are from Botswana. Most were taken by anthropologist Jacqueline Solway in 2007, inside...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... the uprising, police arrested and tortured Nat Serache (1944–) under the Suppres- sion of Communism Act. He later fled to Botswana and joined the African National Congress. In 1985 Serache narrowly survived an assassination attempt when the members of the Special Forces blew up his house in a cross...
Book Chapter

By Noah Tamarkin
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 11 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1230-6
... of this book. I always imagined that one day, our dog, Mpho, would lay his head or his paw on this book s cover as he did on so many drafts. Instead, he lives in our hearts and memories. Namibia Botswana Zimbabwe Mozam- bique Swaziland LesothoSOUTH AFRICA Natal Ora nge Fre e St ate T r a n s v a a l C a p e...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009344-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0934-4
...Abbott, Andrew, 90, 161 Abrahams, Ray, 59, 203n22 Africa and Africans, 58, 123, 140, 193n18. See also Botswana; Cameroon; Ghana; Lesotho; Mali; West Africa Albion (Britain), 214n10 Alcayna-Stevens, Lys, 180 Allan, Graham, 154, 202n17, 219n19, 225n29 Allen, Nicholas, 194n1 Alltown, England, 158...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007470-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0747-0
... cess of constructing, over seventy border walls, including walls on the follow- ing borders:15 Botswana/Zimbabwe (2003), Brazil/Paraguay (2007), Brunei/ Malaysia (2005), Bulgaria/Turkey (2014), China/North Korea (2006), Costa Rica/Nicaragua (2010), Egypt/Gaza (2009), Greece/Turkey (2012), Hungary...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-104
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... also ancestors, 10, 17, 19, 88, 98, 111, 114, 119, Lesotho 557–58 Basutoland. See Lesotho Anglo-American Corporation, 124 Bechuana (Tswana), 5, 27, 29, 92, 94, 96, Anglo-Boer War. See South African War 202, 324. See also Botswana (1899–1902...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 20 September 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
...ACknowledgments This little book has been buoyed by an ocean of generosity. My gratitude is deep, expansive, and heartfelt for all those who carried it, and me, along. Most significantly, I owe an enormous debt to the many people over the years in Botswana who gently, patiently, wedged open spaces...